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Endocrine

Endocrine

Pertaining to internal secretions, hormonal.

Compare: exocrine.

Origin: gr. Krinein = to separate The secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect.Any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream.


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Re: O level Past paper exam question on gland secretion

Hi WilliamY, I am no expert on the Endocrine system, this seems like a oddly worded question. The first thing I would think of though is relative molecule size, for example Insulin is gigantic when compared to the size of considerably small ...

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by Amphibitile
Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:37 am
 
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O level Past paper exam question on gland secretion

... in this forum but I need a little help. UCLES 03 O level Bio. 5093/2 Dec. Q.5 Suggest an explanation for the fact that the chemicals produced by endocrine glands are usually in the form of small molecules. In fact, I don't even know what does it mean by small molecules. Insulin is a hormone, ...

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by WilliamY
Sun Jun 16, 2013 9:10 am
 
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Insulin Glucose Glucagon Help!

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